The '''School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences''' (, '''EHESS''') is a leading France|French
institution for research and higher education in the social sciences (understood in a broader sense than in English, including the humanities). Its administrative status allows its selection process to be both highly selective and open-minded. EHESS has educated for decades research and political elites and its professors (known as "directeurs d'études") are famous around the world (from historians such as Fernand Braudel|Braudel
or Lucien Febvre|Febvre
and anthropologists such as Levi-Strauss to Nobel Prize Jean Tirole through Pierre Bourdieu|Bourdieu
or Jacques Derrida|Derrida
EHESS is part of PSL Research University|Paris Sciences et Lettres
with elite French institutions like Ecole Normale Supérieure Ulm, Collège de France, Ecole des Mines etc.
It is a founding member of both Paris School of Economics
, Toulouse School of...